By PAULINE ARRILLAGAAP National Writer
In the America viewed through the lens of a presidential campaign commercial, coal miners hear that their jobs are "in danger," voters are warned that "China is stealing American ideas," and the middle class, it's been said time and again, is "falling
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorneys, business owners and retirees were among those who helped President Barack Obama maintain slim fundraising supremacy over Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month, with the president raising $181 million as he entered the last full
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney took a break from debate preparations Sunday to watch reporters who cover him play football against his senior staff.
Less than three weeks before Election Day, Romney headed to Delray Beach, where senior staffers
By The Associated Press
"George McGovern dedicated his life to serving the country he loved. He signed up to fight in World War II, and became a decorated bomber pilot over the battlefields of Europe. When the people of South Dakota sent him to Washington, this hero of war became a champion for
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the late Sen. George McGovern was "a statesman of great conscience and conviction" who "dedicated his life to serving the country he loved."
In a statement released Sunday, the president cites McGovern's distinguished World War II military service
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, where ballots feature parallel Senate races about as tight as the
LAS VEGAS (AP) - In a story Oct. 21 about Hispanic voters, The Associated Press misidentified New Mexico's governor. Her name is Susana Martinez, not Susannah Martinez. The AP reported erroneously that President Barack Obama signed an executive order in August adopting a new immigration policy
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press has identified 106 swing-voting communities in the nine states where President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are competing hardest. Voters in these counties, and cities in the case of Virginia, picked President George W. Bush in 2004 and
By MIKE SCHNEIDER and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - How Virginia goes in the presidential election may come down to voters who live amid the small wineries, affluent subdivisions and Civil War battlegrounds of Loudoun County.
Voters in the tony Hamilton County suburbs
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.